GP49 ---> SD49

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GP49 ---> SD49

Postby MEC407 » Thu Apr 11, 2013 6:21 pm

File this under "there's a prototype for everything!"

An ex-Alaska RR GP49 converted into an "SD49" for use in Chile -- photo by Guido_Beck: http://www.railpictures.net/viewphoto.php?id=431835
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Re: GP49 ---> SD49

Postby scottychaos » Thu Apr 11, 2013 7:37 pm

They like to do that in South America..convert old GP's into small SD's..

This locomotive:

http://farm8.staticflickr.com/7261/6996 ... 3a17_z.jpg

was once an Erie Lackawanna GP35!
also in Chili..two EL GP35's are in Chili, converted to Fepasa SD39-2M units.

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